Andrés Hamamoto

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Andrés Hamamoto Nakamurakare

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 7", Weight 194 lb.

Biographical Information[edit]

Andrés Hamamoto pitched for the Peruvian national team in the 2011 South American Championship and 2012 South American Championship, winning a Bronze in 2012. In the 2013 Bolivarian Games, he allowed six hits, a walk and four runs (three earned) in 2 2/3 IP and losing to Ecuador. He played in the 2015 South American Championship, when Peru got the Bronze. He was a two-way player in the 2016 South American Championship. He got the win over Bolivia (2 R in 5 IP) but allowed 4 runs in 2/3 of an inning against Brazil (in the round-robin) and 8 runs (6 earned) (in 4 innings against Brazil (in the semifinals). He was 0 for 8 with four whiffs at the plate. He led Peru's staff with eight strikeouts, three ahead of Ken Ishihara.

In the 2019 Pan American Games, he backed up Diego Uezu at first base, going 1 for 4 with a RBI. He was Peru's most effective hurler with no earned runs in three innings (despite four hits and two walks); more impressive was his work came against Gold Medal winner Puerto Rico. He relieved Edgar Paredes in the 6th that day and Jesús Vargas succeeded him in the 9th.